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Museum of Northern British Columbia

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Address: 100 First Ave., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3S1, Canada
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Learn about the history and culture of Northwest Canada from thousands of...

Learn about the history and culture of Northwest Canada from thousands of years ago as well during the 1800's.

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Wonderfull museum with a great range of displays

We had a very wet hour to spend in here, having a look at all the neat Native Art and Exhibits. I would say that I could have easily spent 2 more hours here and still not seen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom W
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West Vancouver, Canada
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West Vancouver, Canada
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very wet hour to spend in here, having a look at all the neat Native Art and Exhibits. I would say that I could have easily spent 2 more hours here and still not seen everything. If I had one complaint, it would be that there is too much pushed in to some of the spaces. It... More 

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Wolfe Island, Canada
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

I'd say this is an exceptionally professional museum. I'd go back for a repeat any time. Right on main street near the harbour.

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Thank bearman944
Prince Rupert, Canada
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Strolled thru the museum on a business engagement ,after the meeting had a look around . Very impressed with all the displays,all the first nations art and stories from the past . Very interesting, definitely go again

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This was an interesting stop on our day the Port of Prince Rupert. We had done a bit of a cultural walk around the city, stopped in a few shops, chatted with the locals and had a coffee. On the way back to the ship we stopped at the Museum. This was very well laid out with lots of interesting... More 

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Thank Laura K
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83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

It wasn't my first time in Prince Rupert. This time, I was with friends in tow, so I took them to the museum. The staff are unfriendly, cool, and distant. Please make this important museum a warmer, more welcoming experience. Art work is awesome!

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Thank damiand10
Prince George, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is an amazing museum. Not your normal. The written history and artifacts contained on display are magnificent. One can spend hours here. My 7 year old grandson was really intrigued by the exhibits. Easy access.

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Thank CALLMEMRNAT
Terrace, Canada
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I took my First Nations 12 class to the museum and was very impressed with the tour and the presentation.

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Thank Terri C
Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A good introduction to the history of Prince Rupert and information about the First Nations culture of K'san, Kispiox and Gitanyow where we were heading next.

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Thank Jenny T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Really worth a visit ..a good range of First Nation cultural artefacts .. and insights in to the history of the region ,

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Port Townsend, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This museum provides a good introduction to costal first nation culture in general, and Tsimshian culture in particular. Don't miss it if you are in Prince Rupert.

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